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In pictures: Mini Scientists in Edinburgh

Six months of planning, 48 volunteers, 40 kilograms of playdough, 22,000 plastic virus spikes, 1,500 petri dishes and tubes, 30 zebrafish, eight kilograms of dried peas, and two giant ears made up the MRC’s Mini Scientists activity at the Edinburgh International Science Festival.  Organised by Hazel Lambert, our Regional Communications Manager in Scotland, the story is best told in pictures.

Thank you to Craig Nicol at the MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine at the University of Edinburgh for taking the photographs.

Can a zebrafish change its spots?

MRC scientists from across Scotland ran a “mini-scientists” lab at the City Art Centre for the 25th Edinburgh International Science Festival, between March 21st and April 6th 2013.

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